Asbestos, Shipyard & Crane

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Asbestos, Shipyard & Crane:  A case in the United States District Court, D. South Carolina, Charleston Division ruled on an appeal from a summary judgment.

The Asbestos, Shipyard & Crane case is about a former ship worker that was allegedly exposed to asbestos while working on ships and later developed asbestos-related lung cancer.

A brief summary of the Asbestos, Shipyard & Crane case includes:

  1. From 1965 to 1976, Thomas C. Dandridge, Jr. was employed as a pipefitter and coppersmith at the Charleston Naval Shipyard (the “shipyard”) in Charleston, South Carolina.
  2. Over the course of his employment, Dandridge was exposed to asbestos while working with and around various asbestos-containing products, including products used in valves manufactured and sold by Crane.
  3. Specifically, plaintiff Linda T. Dandridge alleges that Dandridge was exposed to asbestos contained in flange gaskets used to link Crane valves to pipe lines. The Court ruled: Denied
  4. For more on the case, please follow this link: 2012CV0484 – January 27, 2016

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